| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:01 AM
Isn’t this where we came in with the Bears almost six months ago?
Brian Urlacher was coming back from a knee injury suffered in the final game of last season. His status and abilities were in question as he missed chunks of training camp reps....
| Dec 5, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Notre Dame senior linebacker Manti Te'o is not going to win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is poised to become the first freshman to win in the award's 78-year history.
Te'o will finish second ahead of...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:25 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Lovie Smith stood in the middle of the cramped visitors locker room Sunday afternoon with his hands on his hips waiting for the rest of his team to assemble.
A week after melting down in the final minutes and overtime against the...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Some people say the worst thing you can call a football player is soft.
The Bears were soft against San Francisco.
Soft and unprepared. Soft and unresponsive. Soft and stupid. They met the 49ers’ toughness with all manner of embarrassing...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:30 PM
The 49ers defeated the Bears every way a team can be beaten Monday night — power, speed and thought.
Almost no one on the team did his job well enough for the Bears to win.
Three aspects of the 49ers' victory stood out upon closer inspection....
| Nov 24, 2012
| 10:36 PM
Soccer -- Premiere League, Liverpool at Swansea, 7:15 a.m. (ESPN2).
National Football League -- Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears, noon (FOX); Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs, noon (CBS); San Francisco 49ers at New...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:20 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears got Jay Cutler back from a concussion, only to lose three more stars to injuries.
Start with Devin Hester. Add Matt Forte and Charles Tillman to the list, and just for good measure, throw in two starting guards....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Charles Tillman was having himself a game against Minnesota, and it wasn’t even half over.
Tillman recovered an Adrian Peterson fumble, tackled receiver Jarius Wright short of a first down and stripped receiver Jerome Simpson of a potential first-...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Going into Bears versus Texans, many thought the most important game within the game was the Bears offensive line against the Texans' pass rush.
Well, a review of the tape shows the Bears won that battle convincingly but still lost the war.
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:42 PM
The Bears may appear to be going nowhere, but that doesn't mean Lovie Smith is headed anywhere.
Smith effectively can seal another contract with a victory over the Packers on Sunday. Beating the Packers is important to Bears ownership, and Smith could...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 12:33 PM
It's a good thing Jennifer Hudson was already in the Christmas spirit Tuesday at her "A Hudson Holiday" party at the House of Blues, because the Oscar-winning actress and Grammy-winning singer will need it for the next few months.
Hudson was recently...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 10:28 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — In his sights, Lance Briggs saw an open field as vast as the possibilities suddenly in front of the Bears.
Yes, even potential seems bigger in Texas.
"I was just breaking on (Cowboys tight end) Jason Witten, the quarterback...